(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1940

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.

People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-19648 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938122 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195849 artworks
Max BeckmannGerman, 1884-1950372 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19617 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963328 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196733 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965151 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195722 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196621 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-198590 artworks
Lovis CorinthGerman, 1858-1925282 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-1941100 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954287 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196958 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953869 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956206 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192579 artworks
Achille Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949285 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195375 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962112 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927488 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197054 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941660 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944239 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938239 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940183 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196451 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956275 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19547 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955434 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-19571 artwork
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962297 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-191492 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949160 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916340 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194175 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947416 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954756 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956136 artworks
Paula Modersohn-BeckerGerman, 1876-1907143 artworks
Amedeo ModiglianiItalian, 1884-1920308 artworks
Otto MüellerGerman, 1874-193027 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441669 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-195590 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561049 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955174 artworks
Constant PermekeBelgian, 1886-19527 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973250 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196019 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196615 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958374 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918336 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197641 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196634 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943526 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958805 artworks
Johann Heinrich VogelerGerman, 1872-194246 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196150 artworks
Albert WeisgerberGerman, 1878-19153 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-193895 artworks
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1940
Why 1940?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.